Category Archives: Fine Art News

A Portrait of the Artist as a Young AI

Installation view, Future: 2065 (2018), K11 Hong Kong (image by the author for Hyperallergic) HONG KONG — Stepping into Future: 2065, one is basked in the pixel glow of a video wall looping the CGI infrastructure of the Frankfurt-born, London-based … Continue reading

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How our ancestors with autistic traits led a revolution in Ice Age art

Around 30,000 years ago realistic art suddenly flourished in Europe. Extremely accurate depictions of bears, bison, horses and lions decorate the walls of Ice Age archaeological sites such as Chauvet Cave in southern France. Why our ice age ancestors created … Continue reading

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Catherine Hyland: Reframing Beauty

Catherine Hyland uncovers points of contrast in the picturesque landscapes of the Bregenzerwald on an exclusive British Journal of Photography commission Austria. The Art of Discovery, a competition organised by British Journal of Photography in collaboration with the Austrian National … Continue reading

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Art Maker: Christy and Roger Patrick, painters and mixed media artists

Christy and Roger Patrick share not just a marriage but a studio at 1 Cottage Street in Easthampton. The two artists, who met as undergraduate art students in Connecticut, moved to Easthampton in 2002 and over the years have exhibited their work … Continue reading

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Wu Guanzhong — ‘An artist of feeling rather than fact’

‘A snake swallowing an elephant,’ is how Wu once described himself — the snake symbolising the Chinese artist in him, the elephant representing Western influence. Why is Wu Guanzhong celebrated? In many ways, Wu’s life was as interesting as his … Continue reading

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Marking 45 Years At The Johnson

Opened to the public in 1973, the Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art is a Cornell treasure as well as one of Central New York’s leading museums.  On display through July 22, “Highlights from the Collection: 45 at the Johnson” … Continue reading

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This week’s best home entertainment: from The Handmaid’s Tale to …

The Handmaid’s Tale The keynote drama of 2017 returns, this time minus the scaffolding of Margaret Atwood’s source material. It is, inevitably, an unsparingly bleak business as we get to know Gilead (and the events leading to its formation) a … Continue reading

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Chaim Soutine Was Obsessed With Dead Animals. In Painting Them, He Acutely Captured Life.

There is a well-known send-up, in the movie “Notting Hill,” of self-righteous dietary fads. “I’m a fruitarian,” a mousy young woman announces on a first date with Hugh Grant. “We believe that fruits and vegetables have feelings,” she says; with … Continue reading

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New Boutique Brings Unique Gifts to Yelm

A customer entered Prairie Luxe Boutique – Yelm’s new arts and crafts co-op shop. That customer was treated to a menagerie of paintings, embroideries, miniatures, jewelry and woodwork. She eventually found and purchased a hat with a ponytail hole in … Continue reading

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Arts and Entertainment: Top Picks for the Week

………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. Tiffany Tamarabuchi (Courtesy of Santa Fe Japan Intercultural Network) SANTA FE, N.M. — World-renowned taiko drummer Tiffany Tamaribuchi and her all-female ensemble … Continue reading

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